Report of the IWG on Wind Turbines and Bat Populations 2013

Conference Paper

Title: Report of the IWG on Wind Turbines and Bat Populations 2013
Authors: Rodrigues, L.
Publication Date:
April 17, 2013
Conference Name: 18th Meeting of the EUROBATS Advisory Committee
Conference Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
Pages: 1-30
Publisher: UNEP/EUROBATS
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Document Access

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Citation

Rodrigues, L. (2013). Report of the IWG on Wind Turbines and Bat Populations 2013. Paper Presented at the 18th Meeting of the EUROBATS Advisory Committee, Sofia, Bulgaria.
Abstract: 

Sub-group topics:

  • Update/reorganizing of the list of references
  • Compilation of data on bat mortality per country
  • Updating of tables on monitoring studies done in Europe on bats' behavior in relation to windfarms
  • Mitigation and compensation measures
  • Estimation of mortality rate taking into consideration predation, efficiency and controlled area; choose of best estimator for Europe
  • Impact of mortality rate on populations
  • Deterrents
  • Table on maximum foraging distances of species
  • Collect national guidelines (including information on feathering/stopping WTs)
  • Use of dogs vs humans during carcass searches
  • Comparing measurement of activity at ground level and rotor height
  • Small Wind Turbines
  • Offshore windfarms
  • Update of guidelines

 

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